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Support Worker

Widnes, Cheshire
£10.00 to £11.50 Per Hour
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
Job Title- Support Worker Location- Widens,Billinge, Wigan Days- Monday- Sunday Pay- £10.00- £11.50 hour Interviews immediately As a support worker you will be working directly with young people, guiding, and supporting them where appropriate under the supervision of team leaders, help to facilitate and support family contact where it is appropriate to do so. Your role • support young people in their day-to-day routines which include providing emotional support, promote learning and supporting attendance at college or employment. • support with homework, participation in Home's activities and attendance and participation in community-based interests (e.g., attending clubs). • work with young people to develop interests and improve life skills, promote self-sufficiency, and build resilience. • You will help to facilitate and support family contact, where it is appropriate to do so, sometimes transporting and supervising such contact. From you • good role model; embrace rights, • encourage healthy lifestyles, • work to support young people in having all their primary and secondary health needs met, • promote wellbeing, • help young people develop safe decision making and work in a manner that ensures they are safe. • All Staff need to be good communicators, in the written and verbal form, and be IT competent; all staff receive appropriate training to ensure such tasks can be completed to the required standard. • Must have the ability to establish professional relationships with children, to develop trust, to understand and recognise boundaries but know also how to relate to children and how to play. Responsibilities • you will have responsibility for conducting 1:1 Key working sessions; you will be expected to contribute to Care Planning, • attend Reviews and, when necessary, advocate for the children in the Home. • You will also assist in the compilation and review of Risk Assessments and other relevant plans (after a period of induction, supervision, and formal training) Experience Needs to have worked in a relevant setting with knowledge and experience of supporting children and young people. Qualifications Level 3 /4 desirable but not essential (training to achieve the necessary professional qualifications will be provided to successful candidates) Additional requirements • Ability to work shifts of 24 hours • Good communicator / good listener • Be both physically and emotionally fit • Be flexible in response to changing needs within the service. • Be a Driver with car and hold a clean licence - desirable to have business Skills Resilience Stick ability Good humour Empathy Stamina Good understanding of children who have suffered from adverse childhood experiences and trauma in their lives. Personality Approachable, Good listener, Honest, Trustworthy, Reliable, fun to be with All the above personality traits are essential! Benefits: Additional leave Casual dress Company events Discounted or free food Employee discount Gym membership Referral programme Wellness programmes
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  • Job Reference: 719525354-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Lupa Recruitment
    Lupa Recruitment
  • Location: Widnes, Cheshire
  • Salary: £10.00 to £11.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent